Spilling Ink: A Young Writer’s Handbook

by Anne Mazer , Ellen Potter illustrated by Matt Phelan


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These beloved authors combine their years of experience to bring aspiring writers a detailed and comprehensive guide to the art of writing.

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Taking kids through each step of the writing process, this book offers advice on everything from "convincing your characters that they are alive" to writing dialogue. Readers will learn how to develop plot, choose a narrative voice, establish a setting, make revisions, overcome writer's block, find inspiration, and so much more. Sprinkled throughout are fun "I Dare You" writing prompts that help kids get started on their own projects!

With this wonderful and wise book, kids can learn to write like the experts—from the experts!
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    • Grades: 5 - 8
    • Ages: 10 - 14
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 7 5/8"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-545-34051-9